Monday, 10 May, 2021

Man With Shotgun Arrested At Catholic Retreat -Police

A suspected armed robber was last Saturday arrested by policemen
attached to the Ilemba Hausa Police at a church’s retreat in Ojo,

The suspect, Wasiu Kamarudeen, 19, a resident of 8, Olaniyi Street,
Iyalode in Ilogbo, Ogun State, was said to have gone to the Jakande
open field venue of a three-day retreat organised by St. Patrick
Catholic Renewal Church, Ojo around 6:20 am with three others, The
Nation reports.

According to the report, some parishioners had contacted the police
after sighting a motorcycle with registration number Ogun AKM749WP,
carrying three suspicious passengers into the retreat ground.

Policemen were able to apprehend Kamarudeen, who allegedly had a
locally-made shotgun in his possession.

Police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said the policemen recovered the
operational motorcycle, adding that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad
(SARS) has been tasked to fish out other members of the gang.

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